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Back in 2002, Microsoft ruled the PC world. The iPad and iPhone were not even a gleam in Steve Jobs' eye, voice was the dominant cellular application, and mobility or "death of the PC" was nowhere close to entering the IT lexicon. While Apple was doing well as a ...

As anyone who works in enterprise IT is surely aware, IT specialists are facing unprecedented security threats today. From spear phishing to watering holes, the bad guys book of tricks to entrap unwary employees is growing. One startup that is taking a unique approach to helping IT departments protect ...

As regular readers are aware, IT Specialist has focused on highlighting what we believe are many of the most interesting B2B startups out there. Although B2C startups may be more visible across a wide, non-IT audience, the real innovation is actually happening with enterprise-IT startups. One thing that I’ve always ...

If you're an IT manager or enterprise employee, you are surely aware of the pain involved in dealing with PC problems. What usually happens is that the employee's computer needs to be taken from them for some time to repair the problem or handle any upgrades or other issues, ...

As any IT Professional is aware, information security is probably the number one challenge that IT departments face these days. Organizations face an unprecedented combination of challenges in protecting their data, and the tools to combat these threats are not necessarily keeping up with the threats out there. One ...

In a previous article, we profiled a very interesting startup called Mattermark, which aims to bring big data analytics to the process of investing in startups. The idea behind Mattermark is that in the same way that enterprises can use big data to unearth new observations, VCs and other investors ...

While Silicon Valley is widely considered “ground zero” for technology startups – and rightfully so – one of the things that has always annoyed me a bit is that many in the tech press do not realize that Silicon valley is not the be all and end all for ...

Washington, DC area startup has taken the whole online dating concept and applied it to a whole different arena - assisting entrepreneurs in their search for a cofounder for their startup. Many in the technology sector may had an idea at one time or another of a killer startup they'd ...

A central issue for all firms, those that are candidates for a seed round, at one end of the spectrum, or an eventual IPO as an exit strategy at the other, is the role of the Board and the specter of losing control of their firm. I see many, ...

Continuing IT Specialist's series of profiles on startups with new solutions or technology which we feel could be of interest to IT professionals, we are pleased to introduce Cumulogic.  Joining us today is Cumulogic Founder and and VP of Products Rajesh Ramchandan who has kindly taken the time to answer some of ...

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